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Ashok Khosla World Circular Economy Forum 2017 Helsinki Finland

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Meeting the SDGs needs a circular AND inclusive economy SMEs are the key

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Ashok Khosla World Circular Economy Forum 2017 Helsinki Finland

  1. 1. Ashok Khosla Development Alternatives Meeting the SDGs Needs a Circular AND Inclusive Economy SMEs Are the Key * WCEF, Helsinki 5 June 2017
  2. 2. What can my Country do for Me?
  3. 3. What can I do for my Country?
  4. 4. Vicious Cycles - In a Permanent Trap ? Poverty Resource Destruction No Income No Markets
  5. 5. The Development Alternatives Group Solutions for People, Planet and Profit
  6. 6. The Development Alternatives Group Solutions at Scale and Speed
  7. 7. The Development Alternatives Group Scale and Speed mean v Innovation v Market-based v Triple Bottom Line
  8. 8. Bootstrapping the Village Economy Skill Building Local Resources Local Jobs & Local Consumption Aspirational Basic Needs Local Industries & Markets
  9. 9. Development Alternatives Group: 1983 Building constructed with compressed earth blocks and fly ash bricks, using products of TARA technology
  10. 10. Into a Virtuous Cycle Rising Wellbeing Local Jobs & Livelihoods Income & P.P. Smaller Families
  11. 11. Handloom Textile Enterprises Handcrafted Paper Enterprises Local: Ø Resources Ø Skills Ø Businesses Global: Ø Designs Ø Quality Ø Markets
  12. 12. TARAbazaar: TECHNOLOGIES Water – Shelter – Agri – Renewable Energy – Recycling – Agribusiness – Livelihoods – GIS – Resources – Enterprises
  13. 13. TodayFromTarabazaar Water Scarcity Cook stove EmissionsWater Availability Water Roller Clean Cook-stovesLow-cost Water filter TARAbazaar: New Sustainable Solutions
  14. 14. 18 Casserole Smart Phones Multipurpose Speaker Solar Lantern Mixer Juicer Hand-Grinder Non-Stick Utensils Television (₹ 300-650) (₹ 2500-5000) (₹ 500-1500) (₹ 1000-1300) (₹ 1000-2500) (₹ 600-1000) (₹ 300-750) (₹ 5000-7500) LED (₹ 150-300) (₹ 300-400) (₹ 500-700) Solar Lantern Solar Lantern Gas Stove (₹ 800-2000) Iron (₹ 500-900)
  15. 15. TARA Machines TARA Academy Future Companies TARAlife RuralTARAlife Enterprises TARAbazaar TARAhub TARAgram Development Alternatives TARAlife TARA To Village Consumers DA Group Social Enterprises From Village Producers Aggregator TARAlife allocates capital, oversees growth and synergies among the subsidiaries
  16. 16. Cooking Fuel TARAlife: The USP – The TARA Hub Maximizing Synergies, Minimizing Costs Attracting Footfalls and Eyeballs Financial and Other Services Supplying/Selling to TARAgram Buying and Shopping at TARA Bazaar Telemedicine Lab * Water ATM * Women’s Wing * Partners’ Shops TARA SHOWROOMS * TARA Machines * TARA Building Materials * TARA Training
  17. 17. Bootstrapping the Village Economy Skill Building Local Resources Local Jobs & Local Consumption Aspirational Basic Needs Local Industries & Markets
  18. 18. TARA Hub – Engine of the NEW Village Economy

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